Reviews

I have read so many brilliant blog posts since I wrote my last column, that this week I intend to take a leaf out of Andrew Old’s book...
Not a week goes by without someone mentioning the ever-increasing volume of work that teachers have to endure. So, you cannot help but be acutely aware of the...
Three posts on a theme Drowning in the shallow: The Handshake @ImSporticus Anonymous blogger ImSporticus writes on the power of the handshake – beginning his meditation with a...
This hugely ambitious and passionate book attempts to distil educational research into simple practical tools to help every teacher achieve brilliant results without working any harder. All with...
This week’s top blogs of the week, with guest reviewer Emma Mattinson-Hardy. In years to come whenever you are asked a question that starts with, “In which year…”...
While I was initially daunted by the 376 pages on “mental health and well-being in the learning and teaching environment”, I was soon drawn in by the case...
This week’s top blogs of the week, with guest reviewer Andrew Old. Religious education in a secular age by @AndyLewis_RE The author notes that the purpose of RE...
The title of this book made me think that it was going to be about Ofsted. Overall, it’s not. It is about leadership in schools; its challenges and...
Guest reviewer Jill Berry takes us through this week’s best education blogs. 8 conflicting habits of wildly successful people @LollyDaskal If you think of the educators that you...
How resonant must be the title of Jarlath O’Brien’s Don’t Send Him in Tomorrow for the many parents of children and young people who gradually become invisible to...
Guest reviewer Harry Fletcher-Wood takes us through this week’s best education blogs. Want to be a better teacher? Read something new every night by Toby French We begin this...
Initially this book seemed a bit bland and it was a while before I began to fully take in what I was reading – like someone who sits...

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